Paragonimiasis

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Paragonimiasis

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The terms "Paragonimiasis" returned 80 free, full-text research articles on human participants. First 3 results:

A Case of Ectopic Peritoneal Paragonimiasis Mimicking Diverticulitis or Abdominal Abscess.
 

Author(s): Min Jae Kim, Sung-Han Kim, Sang-Oh Lee, Sang-Ho Choi, Yang Soo Kim, Jun Hee Woo, Yong Sik Yoon, Kyung Won Kim, Jaeeun Cho, Jong-Yil Chai, Yong Pil Chong

Journal: Korean J. Parasitol.. 2017 Jun;55(3):313-317.

 

Paragonimiasis is a parasitic disease caused by species. The primary site of infection is the lung, and extrapulmonary involvement is also reported. When infected with , which is the dominant species in Korea, the central nervous system is frequently involved along with the liver, ...

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

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Paragonimiasis in Children in Southwest China: A retrospective case reports review from 2005 to 2016.
 

Author(s): Zongrong Gong, Ruixue Miao, Min Shu, Yu Zhu, Yang Wen, Qin Guo, Qiong Liao, Chaomin Wan

Journal: Medicine (Baltimore). 2017 Jun;96(25):e7265.

 

Paragonimiasis infection has no specific symptoms or typical radiologic findings, leading to the possibility of misdiagnosis. Thus, the objective of this study was to analyze clinical and radiological features, and treatment outcome of paragonimiasis in children in Southwest China ...

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

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Distinct MDCT imaging features to differential diagnosis of hepatic paragonimiasis and small hepatocellular carcinoma.
 

Author(s): Sheng Zhang, Si-Ming Xie, Yong-Hua Chen, Xu-Bao Liu, Gang Mai

Journal: Oncotarget. 2017 Jun;8(23):37291-37295.

 

We used multi-row detector computed tomography (MDCT) to identify the distinguishing characteristics of hepatic paragonimiasis and small hepatocellular carcinoma lesions. We analyzed a cohort of 60 patients, of which 26 had hepatic paragonimiasis and 34 with a small (≤ 3cm) hepatocellular ...

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

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The terms "Paragonimiasis" returned 9 free, full-text review articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Scrotal Paragonimiasis in adults: Two case reports and review of literature.
 

Author(s): Tiancai Liang, Guobiao Liang, Yang Du, Xin Wang, Yuanliang Wang, Anjian Chen, Zongping Chen, Jiang Du, Hao Li, Lang Yu

Journal: Medicine (Baltimore). 2018 Apr;97(14):e0328.

 

Paragonimiasis is a parasitic disease caused by Paragonimus in the lungs; it can be divided into intrapulmonary type and extrapulmonary type. Adult patients with scrotal paragnonimus are rarely seen clinically and not widely reported in the literature. Here, we report 2 cases of scrotal ...

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

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Current status of Paragonimus and paragonimiasis in Ecuador.
 

Author(s): Manuel Calvopiña, Daniel Romero, Byron Castañeda, Yoshihisa Hashiguchi, Hiromu Sugiyama

Journal: Mem. Inst. Oswaldo Cruz. 2014 Nov;109(7):849-55.

 

A review of national and international publications on paragonimiasis in Ecuador, epidemiological records from the Ministry of Public Health and unpublished research data was conducted to summarise the current status of the parasite/disease. The purpose of the review is to educate ...

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

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Paragonimus and paragonimiasis in Vietnam: an update.
 

Author(s): Pham Ngoc Doanh, Yoichiro Horii, Yukifumi Nawa

Journal: Korean J. Parasitol.. 2013 Dec;51(6):621-7.

 

Paragonimiasis is a food-borne parasitic zoonosis caused by infection with lung flukes of the genus Paragonimus. In Vietnam, research on Paragonimus and paragonimiasis has been conducted in northern and central regions of the country. Using a combination of morphological and molecular ...

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

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